Your Citroen Relay is now available in ten different colours and dark grey interior cloth of vans can be selected with either black or red twill. Apart from two different kinds of standard wheels, you can select from two 15 inches and two 16 inches wheels.
The exterior of commercial vans normally does not matter much but still, you have a number of variations to make your Relay distinctive. For heavy panel vans, there are separate standard steel wheels. Citroen Relay vans along with the reconditioned Citroen Relay engines in the UK are considered as affordable large vans which have the versatility and high reliability.
Major update for the van was introduced in 2014 after launching in 2006. It was necessary to meet the changing needs of commercial van drivers. After a couple of years, another update was made with the introduction of Euro6 compliant engine so Citroen Relay is promptly responding to van users’ demands.
Buyers of the van go with any of three trims other than base level X. In first trim, the vans receive electric windows, twin lens door mirrors whereas the upper lens is heated and can be adjusted by using a button inside. It is good to know that buyers will have a spare steel wheel. Reach of steering is adjustable and you also have 12V socket.
Two cup holders and place for mobile are present so practicality is not ignored. Drivers get assistance from ABS brakes; hill start assists and remote central locking with features of deadlocking and cab locking. Daytime running lights, driver airbag and for panel vans complete steel bulkhead is offered.
Next in the line-up is Citroen Relay Enterprise which has air condition, much needed rear parking sensors for this size vans and same cruise control with speed limiter. For security, you get alarm feature in Enterprise. Driver’s seat has the same flexibility as you get in Worker.
Integrated satellite navigation is needed inclusion to reach unknown destinations without wasting time and fuel. For Citroen Relay Enterprise crew vans you get second row three seat bench with fixed window, cloth lining for the ceiling, and bulkhead of tough plastic and moulded side panels.
In driver trim your Relay comes with the rear camera in addition to sensors. LED running lights are made part of headlights and wipers are auto. Lights of the vehicle are also auto so the driver is made free of these worries. The USB charging socket is placed on the dashboard so your devices get easily charged.
Driver assist pack is also part of this trim to enhance ease. This pack has active safety brake, collision alert, lane departure warning system and speed limit recognition. These features are a superb addition to any commercial vehicle and your Relay surely becomes one of the best vans in the UK.
Other features of the X model include three seats in the front cabin and driver’s seat adjustability let you to find a right driving position. The steering wheel has some controls of features which again indicate a focus on ease for the person on driving seat.
For entertainment purpose, you have DAB radio, Bluetooth, USB port and hands-free. Exterior has side rubbing strips to give some style to drab looking vehicle. Standard steel wheels have a centre cap to look decent. For panel vans twin rear doors are standard and nearside sliding door is also present.
All these specifications are quite attractive and make your commercial van perfect for a variety of works. Citroen Relay Worker in addition to aforesaid feature has other useful amenities. Cruise control with a variable speed limiter which is very useful and violation becomes less possible.
These tech features can be deactivated for complete control of the driver. The glove box is offered in place of cup holders and place for mobile phone. Grip control with hill descent control also assists you to drive safely. The suspension has been reinforced in Worker Citroen Relay which extends the life of the vehicle further.
Driver’s seat reach, rack, height and lumbar adjustment is possible and the person on the seat also gets armrest so much more than the first variant. Multi season tires are added with front and rear mud-flaps which help to keep the body clean. DAB radio control is mounted on steering and five inches touch screen is additional than Citroen Relay X.
The X trim is available with both diesel engines and Enterprise too. Other trims are only for BlueHDi 140 so you have to be well aware of the limitations. Four-cylinder 16-valve BlueHDi 120 engine is quite capable to pull this van easily. Maximum power of the unit is 120hp and torque reaches to 310Nm which is achieved at 1500rpm.
It is Euro 6.2 standard unit so emission compliance is no issue. It is paired with a manual gearbox having six gears. Fuel tank capacity of the vehicle is 90 litres so frequent fuel station visit is not required after filling the tank.
Other BlueHDi 140 is capable of 140hp with maximum torque of 340Nm at 1750rpm. It is a high pressure turbocharged diesel unit with the same Citroen Relay six speed manual transmissions. Fuel tank capacity is also identical so you just get more power to pull loaded van.